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Fountain on Locust

3037 Locust ST, Saint Louis, MO 63103 (Grand Center / Midtown)
314.535.7800
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Ranked #8 of 2,537 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Diner, Dessert, Bar, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
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English first
Belleville, Illinois
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I picked this spot for my Birthday lunch and found it very enjoyable. I had the veggie sandwich, and it was tasty and filling (in a good way). We ended with a sundae that was out of this world! Guess I should come back for the bingo with a twist, but a little nervous about all that! Of course LOVE... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thx for celebrating your birthday with us! And please do come back for our Burlesque Bingo - so FUN! But you have to plan ahead. It's so popular, it books up weeks in advance! More

Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopped by here for dessert on a Friday evening. Its a very cute shop with cute murals painted on the walls and good desserts. Most of the desserts are ice-cream based. But theyve cute options like the smallest sundae in the world and the smallest ice-cream cone in the world.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us while you were in town and taking the time to post about it! We hope you'll visit us again the next time you're in the area. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This restaurant has the best art deco vibe! It is a bit small but very intimate. I absolutely love their pesto chicken and root beer float. This is definitely a must go to and I plan on taking all of my out of town guests here when they visit.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for your post and we love to hear that you will bring your out-of-town guests here (we were voted #1 place to bring out-of-towners in the recent Post-Dispatch readers poll). Come back and see us soon! More

Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A nice lil spot to grab a bite and some dessert too. The roast beef sandwich was amazing and our daughters pb&j was delish too, even the chips were good. We ordered 3 desserts - the bearclaw, the banana split, and the black cadillac. All good but the bearclaw was the best ;)

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in while you were in the area and taking the time to post. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your sandwiches and desserts. Come back and see us soon! More

Mountain Home, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Five people at our table ordered different menu items. Best ice cream treats ever! There was a very short wait to be seated. I have eaten other menu items on a previous trip. The menu offers interesting and delicious items.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

We're so pleased to hear you've eaten here before and came back for more! We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to post and hope to have you back soon! More

Union, Missouri, USA
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I think we've been here probably six times now. It's been awhile since I reviewed, just wanted to give them props again and let them know how fantastic their dessert menu is. From the adult frozen drinks, to the sundaes, to the cream puffs, everything is aweeeesome.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for the shout out regarding our dessert options! Come back and see us soon :) More

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We actually went here with the whole family, which is something we generally don't do, since we like to be respectful of others trying to enjoy a nice dinner. But the waiter was very kind and made us feel welcome despite having three young children. They actually had a few "kids" options off menu, so be sure to ask for... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing the whole family in for dinner and posting about your experience. We hope you all come back again soon! More

PA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Walking into the art deco themed interior takes you back to the early 1900s with rich dark woods, a bar with counter stools, and colorful wall murals that fit the era. It immediately sets the tone for a relaxed meal and makes you wonder what is in store. Our party of three includes two, gluten-free diners, so our daughter picks... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post about your family's visit! We are so happy to read that you were pleased with your entire meal. We do hope you'll come back again the next time you visit :) More

Swedesboro, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great spot for a snack and of course ice cream, but the food menu is quite limited and has very little choices for picky eaters or children. Decor is wonderful...makes you feel you are in the 40's again.

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us while you were in the area! We do hope you'll come back again the next time you're in town :) More

St. Louis
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A group of 11 had lunch reservations. The service was attentive, fast, and friendly. A variety of salads, sandwiches, and soups were ordered. Those who ordered mushroom soup raved about it. My 'Stutz' salad was very fresh and tasty. All in our group ordered ice-cream- lemon sherbet, the world's smallest sundae, mounds flavored, etc. Everyone was pleased- they make their... More

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marlastl, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

We are so pleased your group chose our restaurant and thank you for taking the time to post about your visit. We do hope you will all choose to visit us again soon! More

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